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Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
and the actions of the syrian forces in the administration's view. he says the use of chemicals is many question when the united states will act with force. force,say beyond any strategy is needed on syria. i want to get your reactions this morning again to the situation in syria and what the secretary of state said yesterday in what the u.s. should do and whether congress may or may not be involved as well as the international community. here are the lines on the screen. here is the front page of "the washington post" this morning. obama weighing limiting strike on syria. they say the president is wearing a strike syria that would be a limited scope and duration, designed to serve as punishment for serious use of chemical weapons and as a deterrent while keeping the u.s. out of deeper involvement in that country possible war. this according to senior administration officials. the timing of such an attack which would probably last no more than two days and involve -- lawrence cruise missiles and involve see launch cruise is dependent on three factors. completion of an intelligence report assessi
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 6:00am EDT
, the world's top stories in the program, un inspectors visit the weapons attack near damascus as u.s. may have military actions. families detained in the anti-coup protests tell al jazeera they are concerned about their relative's safety. fresh allegations of sexual misconduct of the trial of chinese politician bo xilai and six years after somalia was free of polio the cripple disease is back. ♪ un inspectors head to the site where chemical weaponed were allegedly used last week on the out skirts of damascus and killed people and left people ill and they blame the syrian government and weighing options for military options in syria. the french foreign minister says a proportionate response to the attack will be decided in the coming days. british foreign secretary william hague said it would be responsible without the unanimous backing of the un but russia expressed deep concern over the possibility of a military intervention and president warned the u.s. to stay away saying it faces failure if it strikes. speaking to a russian newspaper, asad dismissed allegations that the regime used
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 1:00am EDT
on the serious and chemical weapons use and this most recent incident was not the first, the united states would support its military were the supreme military council specifically so we are not arming. but actually the supreme military council. as you have seen in the press, that has come out that there has been a lot of complaints about the late delivery of those weapons. there are several reasons for that. one is arguments over how effect of this can be because the fight in serious has ended up in the division of the country. some call it a stalemate and whatever we provide to them would not leave to the toppling of the assad regime but only sustaining the fight. the other more enduring argument has been supplying the smc wholesale that could and likely would leave those weapons into falling into the hands of the extremists. as it is currently construct did, that is a distinct possibility. however, i am not rejecting this as a vehicle for supporting the opposition but rather, and we talked about this in the paper, and i think this is also partially born from the findings of my colleague, what
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
failed. high levels of radioactivity have detected in the well sites. tepco has been using a hardening agent to try to solidify the embankment of the power plant to a depth of 16 meters. it hopes that might stop the tainted water from leaking into the pacific. but company officials admit water levels in one of the contaminated wells have risen by about one meter since the work began in early july. it says construction work on the embankment is likely causing the problem. the company says it's struggling to harden the top layer of the soil, and water may be seeping out. the failures propted the head of the state's nuclear regulator to credit size the utility. he said tepco had no sense of crisis despite the emergency. >>> japan's government has pledged to lower issuances of new bonds from next spring. prime minister shinzo abe wants to half japan's staggering deficit of $340 billion by fiscal 2015. a government panel has drafted the outlines of a midterm plan to rebuild the nation's fiscal health. the plan lays out specific steps to reduce the deficit. the government wants to improve it
Al Jazeera America
Aug 26, 2013 5:00am EDT
the otell for damascus and heading to the site where chemical weapons were allegedly used last week. the attack killed hundreds and thousands are severely ill. west enpowers blamed the syrian government and now they are weighing options for military actions in syria and french foreign minister says a response to the attack will be decided in the coming days. the british foreign secretary william hague said it was clear to be able to respond without the unanimous backing of the un and russia has deep concerns over the possibility of a military intervention and president bashir warned the u.s. to stay away saying it faces failure if it strikes. speaking to a russian newspaper they dismissed allegations that they used chemical weapon, describing them as an insult to common sense. and we report from washington. >> reporter: un weapons inspectors will soon be at the scene of what appears to have been a chemical weapons attack outside damascus. the syrian government has agreed to cooperate and suspend fighting in the area while it continues to deny responsibility. >> we said it once, twi
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
is weighing on the minds of decision makers. after the initial outrage over last week's use of chemical weapons, leaders in washington and paris are playing it cautious. syrian intervention? not so fast. we will hear what the world's newspapers have been saying in our media watch segment. in it -- newsroom let's say hello to press. >> the rhetoric on syria, going down a notch, the solution, they say, the goal for a military response. david cameron makes his legal and moral case in the strong opposition against the united nations been unthinkable. one of the most wanted people in india has been arrested. arrested in connection with a series of deadly bombings. >> we start with syria and the united nations council reconvening, coming back from an immediate response. on the ground chemical experts have been at work in damascus and have been called back. washington, london, and paris continued to mull their options. they have promised the country would defend itself against serious aggression. >> on the ground and in the suburbs, recent footage showed a team of weapons inspectors. the un se
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
>> damascus allows you and inspectors access to the site of an alleged chemical attack. the u.s. says it has little doubt that the assad government carried it out, but russia is warning against jumping to conclusions. also this week, bradley manning request a presidential pardon after being sentenced to 35 years in jail for the biggest leak in american history. plus -- >> we were faced with an ultimatum of the british government to hand back the material or destroy it. >> the editor of the guardian newspaper reveals how he was pressured to destroy files he received from nsa whistleblower edward snowden. the top stories this hour. a look back at the top stories from the last seven days, and the latest on rt. damascus has given you when inspectors access to a site of an alleged chemical attack. the u.s. says it is nearly certain the assad government carried this out, a serious response alongside its ally, the uk. >> damascus has agreed to allow the u.n. access to the scene of the alleged attack, but while damascus says it will do its maximum to assure the safety of passage of the
Al Jazeera America
Aug 31, 2013 9:00am EDT
's you see and feel the grand masters. >>> russia's president has criticized the u.s. threat of strikes against syria. vladimir putin says the allegation is utter nonsense. he said using military force against it would be unacceptable and violate international law. >> common sense speaks for itself. the syrian government forces are advancing. in some region options, they have circled the rebels. giving a card to those who call for intervention is utterly nonsense. it does not fit any logic. i am convinced it is just a provocation by those who want to pull other countries into the syrian conflict, who want to gain support from powerful international players. first of all, the united states. >> all 13 united nation's weapons inspectors left syria and drove to beirut. they are due to report to ba ban kee moon who said he is undecided but barack obama said he is considering a limited and narrow response to the alleged chemical weapons use. >> joining us now from mosanar crossing, there must be great concern now about the regional fallout from any u.s. attack. >> reporter: well, definitely.
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
's foreign minister as the assad regime stairs down the possibility of action from a u.s. led coalition. >> this international form cannot be violated without consequences. >> america's toughening position as secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. is now all but certain syria has resorted to using chemical weapons. >> new dangers as the nation's biggest forest fire now threatens thousands of buildings, water and energy sources and america's cherished trees. >> a senior muslim brotherhood leader accusing the military run government there are terrorism. >> the secret service agent grabbed her hand and the gun. >> this chilling flashback as former president gerald ford recounts an assassination attempt on his life 30 years ago. ♪ theme >> syria's foreign minister says a potential u.s. strike on syria would serve the interest of groups there in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed 355 people last week in damascus. in a speech moments ago, assad's second in command telling secretary of state john kerr we his regime has not gone against the u.n. investigation. >> it has sa
CNN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm PDT
chemical weapons were used and there must be accountability. also, desperate efforts under way right now to save yosemite national park from an historic wildfire that's already scorched an area the size of chicago. and a rare interview with the oldest justice on the u.s. supreme court. why ruth bader ginsburg said this court is, quote, one of the most activist courts in history. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children, innocent bystanders by chemical weapons is a moral obscenity. >> jarring words by secretary of state john kerry. the white house says there is very little doubt the syrian regime is responsible for that attack and president obama is now evaluating how the united states plans to respond. it all comes on the same day u.n. inspectors, despite sniper fire, managed to visit one of the areas that was hit. those findings are also being reviewed. cnn national political correspondent jim accoosta is working story from the white house. what do you know, jim? >> reporter: as secretary of state john
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
situations. on every subject. understanding the world. imagine in the world. >> the u.s. weighs in on egypt's crisis, explicitly citing with the army. the leaders supporters prepare a new show of demonstrations. a zimbabwe is on the edge of post electoral unrest. the opposition cries foul and we hear the calls fallen on deaf ears. >> the first-round front-runner , the former finance minister. thank you for watching. restoring democracy. they claimed john kerry, the first of the military's actions. >> a civilian government, they are very concerned about that. >> the brotherhood camps in cairo, despite a government warning. catherine, hello. readying itself for confrontation, has there been reaction to his comments? >> as far as the missing brother who are concerned, what they're calling themselves the pro- democracy camp. critical of the u.s. all along for not saying what happened was a military coup. they have to stop and reconsider the $1.5 billion in military aid. they are now firmly behind the new authorities here. the middle eastern boy is due to arrive in cairo tonight and is going to
LINKTV
Aug 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT
in the u.s. state of idaho. this has raced across 54,000 acres of land ever since it was -- sparked by lightning on august 7. a number of multimillion dollar homes are threatened. sports. another dramatic day in the bundesliga. two clubs in particular it would do best to forget this. 5-1, to hoffenheim, who set up kevin volland and mondeste to score. schalke fell apart against wolfsburg who punished him with three goals in 12 minutes. stephon scored in the dying 0.ments to make this 4- in the second day, hamburg and floated, as we saw. won, pock -- volspog stuttgart lost to leiberkusen. 3-0.uchen beat hanover nuremberg hosts berlin. more on that in a moment. brownscweig.d enjoyed a win over frankfurt last weekend, and even them --ayer overcame spirits are high in the second game against nuremberg. >> the coach has worked his team hard this week. anyas been trying to dispel memories of the 6-1 mauling of frankfurt. >> results like that don't happen often. we have put the match behind us. fans cannot get enough of the scoring side and the record- breaking returns. >> it has been ye
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am EDT
embassies. and a look at u.s. russia relations after the announcement that president obama has canceled his meeting with russian president vladimir putin. that is all next on "washington journal." ♪ is sunday,orning, it august 11 come up 20 13. it is today, resident obama began his week long vacation at martha's vineyard. today we will be discussing the state of u.s. relations with dive intoking a deep u.s. job numbers, and talking about recent al qaeda threats. before we do that we want to hear about the state of news media from our viewers. the pew research center's -- you research center released its biannual data and while there is still plenty of criticism about the industry, most americans continue to believe the media plays an important watchdog role. as we take you through that reports this morning, we want to hear your thoughts. he of us a call. we split our lineup -- we split our lines up by age group. you can also catch up with us on all of your favorite social media sites, on twitter and facebook. you can also e-mail us at .ww.c-span.org we want to take you to tha
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 2:00am PDT
hypocritically going to church every sunday, coming home to torture us? >> why the state department is shutting down dozens of american embassies. >>> plus, russia takes edward snowden out of limbo. >>> what anthony weiner has to say about his sexting alias. >>> and robin thicke stars on late night. >>> good morning, i'm betty ngyuen. >>> dramatic moments in an ohio courtroom when a home held against her will for a decade comes face-to-face with her kidnapper. nbc's jay gray was there. >> reporter: wiping away tears, michelle knight for the first time since her escape shared the same room for the man that held her captive and terrorized her for more than a decade. >> i wasn't armed. you will die a little every day and you think about the 11 years and atrocities you inflicted on us. >> daily physical, mental and emotional abuse, outlined for the first time today by prosecutors who showed the inside of what they call ariel castro's house of horrors, where knight, amanda berry and gina dejesus were violently assaulted starved and chained so they couldn't leave. now it's castro who is shackled so h
LINKTV
Aug 8, 2013 5:30am PDT
of the prayer in the mosque, we don't know if it was today or the four. -- or before. syrian presidents used to pray at a small mosque in the capital . there are a lot of elements showing that this psychological imperative was a new development .n the revolution on the ground the situation has been -- since they took the city of to say or had shown thend capacity to take over areas they lost before. ziad -- you, ziad. to egypt, where the pro-morsi citizens continue -- sit-ins continue. foreign efforts to end the crisis have failed. the u.s. says there is still time for dialogue. in a joint statement with the eu, it called the situation very fragile, warning against what he called a dangerous stalemate. are tired of u.s. involvement in their country's affairs. >> anti-american slogans have been evident in the streets since mohamed morsi was deposed on july 3. the u.s. media agencies have left. negotiations with the army and muslim brotherhood have failed. this policy analyst does not find that surprising. >> the u.s. does not have great credibility with any of the sides. the muslim brotherhoo
Al Jazeera America
Aug 27, 2013 9:00am EDT
reason. >> translator: we are all hearing the drums of war around us. if they launch a war in syria, i think the pretext of chemical weapons is frail and fragile. i totally deny that we used chemical weapons. i challenge those to lay out before the eyes of the public opinion. >> reporter: he says intervention would only benefit al qaeda and israel. >> translator: if a military strike were launched it would only serve iran's business. >> reporter: the alleged chemical attack last year has shocked the world. western leaders have accused the syrian government of using chemical weapons. now the uk, the us, france and other countries are talking about military action away from the un security council, but russia has warned against any military intervening in syria. saying such steps could have catastrophic consequences. but now western countries are closer than ever in getting involved militarily in syria's two and a half year long war. the syrian government says it has two options either to surrender or fight to the end. >>> zana is joining us from beirut. following the attack on the un co
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 7:00am EDT
reaction to the president using "the tonight show" as a forum to discuss serious issues. join us on facebook or send us a tweet, http://twitter.com/cspanwj and .-span hasbbc reporting yemen foiled an al qaeda plot to blow up oil pipelines and sees some of the country's main ports. the story was released a short while ago saying both u.s. and the uk have withdrawn diplomatic staff from yemen, prompted by intelligence reports over new terrorist activity. their u.s. is reported to send special operation forces for pop -- possible strikes against him and sites, al qaeda sites in yemen. the front page story about the september 11 benghazi attacks, charges have been filed, u.s. ambassador christie vince among those killed in that attack. we want to get to the president's comments last night on "the tonight show," asked about benghazi and terrorism and the shutdown of the u.s. embassies across north africa and the threat from aqap, which is al qaeda arabian peninsula. this is the president and jay leno. >> one thing i try to do as president is not overreact, but make sure as much as pos
CNN
Aug 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
's conversations on cnn.com or go to itunes and check out our padcast. join us next sunday at 11:00 a.m. eastern. "state of the union" with candy crowley begins right now. >>> i'm dana bash in for candy crowley with breaking news we're following out of syria. a u.s. official tells cnn there's very little doubt that the assad government used chemical weapons against civilians. syria's government today said it will allow u.n. weapons inspectors to investigate the site where the alleged attack occurred on wednesday. the syrian government denies responsibility and is blaming rebels for the attack that reportedly killed 1300 people. now the incident is testing already-frayed relations between the united states and russia, which is warning the u.s. not to jump to conclusions about the syrian government. meanwhile, the pentagon has prepositioned four warships armed with cruise missiles in the region. joining me now is cnn's pentagon correspondent, chris lawrence, and cnn international correspondent, phil black live in moscow and cnn's fred platkin in damascus. fred, to you first. >> hi, dana. i had an
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 2:00pm EDT
is going to be very you can expect where democrats are in the majority, 54 of us, right, and where there was a willingness to get it done, do expect something out of the house of representatives that is better, from an ideological point of view, it will be more difficult. it is what i think. people, -- youe legalize people, they got to get a job, right, where there is healthcare. we know the american people to their health care through their employment, 80%. they will have more opportunities to get employment. their wages will increase, which means their ability to buy better food, to have a saner life, i mean, the stress that must be on those communities of people, the housing they have to live in. economic social and standards that will improve, but they will have to rely on emergency care because that was what was adopted in the senate. even though there is more than enough money saved according to cbo, instead of spending $45 billion over the next 10 years amount we spend $45 billion putting more control agents on the border. those are the decisions we are going to make. they a
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 5:00pm PDT
with us. >> time for us to bring you the second part of our debate. we are talking about why barack obama and vladimir putin will not be meeting. from syria to siberia, let's bring in our guest, a specialist in the american- russian relationship. and senior fellow ship at the partnership for secure america. was this just for a short time, he is a journalist at the russian service. halfway through this, you are off. we will get your thoughts in a moment. by satellite we have to guess, the director studies at the institute democracy, good to see. in washington d.c., the chief political columnist and one house correspondent for newsmax. what are the issues that could fit into something called human rights under the criminal justice system? your time is scarce. tell us what you have written about its implications and ramifications for all of us. >> i am following this case like you are for several years. each time there's something new, it gets more and more unbelievable if you have read kafka or orwell, this is nothing. they say the russian officials stole 230 million. people put him in pris
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2013 2:30am PDT
with pakistan and america's uneasy ally calling for an end to drone strikes on its soil. pakistan and the u.s. are opening the dialogue. this relationship has been strainve t u.s. drone program and what the u.s. believes is pakistan's half hearted approaching to cracking down in their borders. secretary of state john kerry is suggesting the program could be winding down adding most of the threat has been eliminated. kerry also said that he believes president obama has a real time line for ending the striem. remarks the state department walked back. u.s. drone strikes killed 8 suspected militants in pakistan. >>> we know it's been a while since we've seen edward snowden. we've gotten a picture of edward snowden. he's a legal resident of russia. he's been granted temporary asylum by moscow. that will allow him to remain in that country for at least a year. yesterday snowden was seen leaving the moscow airport where he was stranded for more than a month. the website wikileaks says he remains with legal advisor sarah harrison and is currently in a secure, confidential location. the u.s. is demand
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
a one-year asylum. it angered u.s. leaders and left relations up in the air. snowden arrived from hong kong in late june and has been holed up in the transit zone ever since. his lawyers say he is free to go. >> translator: snowden has left the airport anded hadded for a safer place. >> he wants to move on to latin america that offered him permanent asylum. he worked on contract as an intelligence analyst for the national security agency. he told the guardian newspaper and other media that agents collect private internet and phone data. they defended the surveillance programs saying they prevented terrorist attacks. spokes purposes for the russian presidential office said the decision grant asylum will not affect relations with the u.s. the white house press secretary was less clear cut. >> we are extremely disappointed that the russian government would take this step despite our clear and lawful requests to have mr. snowden expelled to the united states to face the charges against him. >> he said president barack obama would attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg in september, but t
LINKTV
Aug 2, 2013 5:30am PDT
round of voting in about nine days from now. >> remind us why this is such an important election for mali. is emerging from a crisis. rebels took over the north. then the french intervention and coup. after the has been instability spreading across the country. the military decided to leave the state to an interim president. he came on. the international community demanded an election be held to transfer power to a legitimately elected government. that was done last sunday. now the results are out. newans are hoping for a president to take the country out of its current predicament. security is a problem for the country. talked to told us the main expectations is to take them out of poverty, provide infrastructure, and take care of security. is a priority. there has been an agreement with the rebel force in the north. the focus is a new government to tackle poverty and infrastructure in the country. for that breaking news. we have results for the mali presidential election. i do have the numbers from the interior ministry. this is according to the interior ministry. there will be
PBS
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
disappointment at the u.s. decision to forego the summit. but they said president putin's invitation still stands. mr. obama still plans to attend the g-20 gathering in st. petersburg, next month, but has added a side visit to sweden instead. and secretary of state john kerry and defense secretary chuck hagel will meet with their russian counterparts in washington on friday. >> brown: was the president right to cancel the meeting? and where does this leave u.s.- russian relations? stephen sestanovich teaches international diplomacy at columbia university. he served in the state department during the reagan and clinton administrations. dimitri simes is president of the center for the national interest. he just returned from a trip to russia where he met with senior russian officials. welcome to both of you. stephen sestanovich was it the snowden asylum in the end that led to this and do you think it was the right move. >> i think it was a key factor in the decision but it wasn't the most important issue. what it did was force the administration to take careful stock of where the relationship stood
CNN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm PDT
. >> it reminded some of us of that famous phrase, the benality of evil. and while what castro said today was infuriating and what he it was incomprehensible, you might not think anything about him if you met him at your local store. you may not even notice him. life in prison plus 1,000 years without the possibility of parole. you couldn't help but be struck today by the bravery of michelle knight. she confronted her captor and got her first chance to publicly shame him for the hell he made her endure. >> you took 11 years of my life away. i spent 11 years in hell and now your hell is just beginning. i will overcome all this what happened, but you will face hell for eternity. >> joining us live from outside the courthouse in cleveland is cnn's pamela brown. we got our first look at some of the evidence recovered from the crime scene today and it paints this bone chilling picture of what was going on inside that house. tell us about it. >> reporter: and to think, jake, this wasn't all the evidence that authorities had. they didn't want to show the full scope of evidence because it was too
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 2:00pm EDT
aggression. our correspondent is standing by in london to give us more on the debate in the british parliament. first, let's get the latest from the u.n. with james there at u.n. headquarters in new york. hi, again, james. all five permanent members of the u.n. security council to meet again after their first meeting produced no decision? >> reporter: yes. remember, this is a british draft they're putting before the five permanent members, and then maybe they'll take it to the full security council. maybe it will go to a vote. we'll find out in the next hour or so. the first time they had a meeting that took place 24 hours ago, there was no agreement at all, but all the ambassadors agreed to take the draft back to their national capitals. i think it's significant that this time one of those that in the past that has always opposed any military action, russia, is the one that asked for the meeting after moscow looked at this draft. we have no information on the russian position. i can tell you, though, i was speaking to one of the security council ambassadors, not one of those that i
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 10:00am EDT
we have a text in epidemic. how can we use the recent sensors and mapping and technologies that are available in robotics to have the car drive itself? that is moonshot thinking. maybe you can't get their right away. you have a mercury mission and then jim and i and apollo. it's about a year. this is the prototype, isabel for the glass designer. by the way for the prototype, the first prototype they built they did it not in a month but a year-and-a-half they put it together. why couldn't school be like that, but set apart and do the design thinking then we start projects and businesses? we think 10x better, not 10%. when we are working with something two-thirds what can i do to move forward in what is the critique? a third, yes. this is a place we just wanted people to celebrate moonshot thinking. also looking more historical yet who already made it but let's celebrate the people taking decrease the risk. hear the proposals and help them to try to move the world for word and moonshot radical proposals. last i guess i would end on - it's so important to help kids find their
CNN
Aug 11, 2013 10:00am PDT
using the al qaeda name to build their brand. for washington to announce a grand campaign against them might exaggerate their importance, americanize local grievances and create a global threat that didn't really exist. the terror alerts have probably delighted these small groups for just that reason. the second strategy would be counterterrorism using drones, missiles, special forces and other kinetic tools to disrupt al qaeda-affiliated groups. by anyone's measure, the obama administration has been aggressive on this front. president obama has used more drones each year of his presidency than president bush did in his entire presidency. data gathering, as mr. snowden reminded us. the third possible approach to the threat of terrorism is to try to get local governments to fight the terrorists, but the places that these al qaeda affiliates have sprung up like somalia and yemen are ungovernable. only the u.s. has the technology, missiles and soldiers to disrupt terror plots being hatched in these countries. so you throw the posturing and the politics aside, and you can see that the u.s.
PBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
detected in monitoring wells in the plant site and nearby waters since may. tepco has been using a hardening agent to try to solidify the embankment of the plant to a depth of 16 meters and hopes that might stop the tainted water from leaking into the pacific. officials admit water levels in the contaminated well have risen by about one meter since the walk began in early july. the construction work on the embankment is likely causing the problem. the sump said they are struggling to harden the top layer of the soil and water may be seeping out. they prompted the head of the state's regulator to criticize the utility. they had no sense of crisis despite the emergency. japan's government pledged to lower issuances from next string. they want to have the staggering balance deficit of $340 billion by fiscal 2015. a government panel drafted the outlines of a mid-term plan to rebuild the nation's fiscal health. that i lay out steps to reduce the deficit. they want to improve the account balance by $80 billion between fiscal 2014 and 2015. to achieve this, they said they will keep issu
LINKTV
Aug 9, 2013 5:30am PDT
in this the second attack to hit their in as many days. the u.s. and russia set for talks this friday. the meeting will most likely be a frosty affair as the edward snowden asylum scandal casts a shadow. action officially kicks off today in france. teams have spent the off-season beefing of -- beefing up rosters. a closer look. the headlines here on "france 24 ." i molly hall. we begin in pakistan where the gunmen have reportedly shot and killed nine people outside a mosque in the southwest of the country. at least 15 people were wounded in the shooting which targeted a former pakistan he pulls party minister. they say it took place when a group of his supporters will daschle were coming out of them mosque at sunrise prayers marking the end of ramadan. the latest in a string of violence. on thursday a taliban suicide bomb and that's bombing killed people. i am joined by a researcher at the ipse, institute for perspective and security in europe. thank you very much for joining us. no one yet has claimed responsibility for the latest attacks but we are seeing both thebe hit by religious extremists a
PBS
Aug 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
use poison gas on its citizens and the u.s. will hold the assad regime accountable. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the newshour tonight, after facing sniper fire, u.n. inspectors arrived at the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack in syria.. we have the latest on the investigation, and look at options on the table for a u.s. response. >> ifill: a massive wildfire near yosemite national park has engulfed more than 200 square miles, threatening key sources of water and power for the city of san francisco. jeffrey brown gets the latest on the dangerous blaze. >> woodruff: we continue our march on washington conversation series, as a father and son reflect on what that event has young people were found with courage and some often radical symptoms, i wouldn't have the >> ifill: and we close with the story of army staff sergeant ty michael carter, who received the nation's highest military honor today for his bravery druing the war on afghanistan. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by
PBS
Aug 1, 2013 3:00pm PDT
captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer producti >> woodruff: edward snowden, the leaker of u.s. surveillance secrets, was granted asylum in russia today. he walked out of the moscow airport where he had been holed up for more than a month. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight: we get reaction from washington and moscow and talk with former national security agency officials about the scope of u.s. spying programs. >> they're still collecting everything, content word for word of every doe midwest incommunication in this country. >> the idea that n.s.a. is keeping files on americans as a general rule just isn't true. >> woodruff: then, rebels fired scores of rockets on the syrian city of homs as the assad regime celebrated army day. margaret warner gets the latest on the bloody civil war from npr's deborah amos. >> brown: law enforcement bids farewell to f.b.i. director robert mueller. ray suarez explores the transformation of the bureau after the 9-11 attacks. >> woodruff: and we hear from two u.s. senators leading the push
PBS
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm PDT
acts. >> ifill: tempers often flare as the temperature outside rises. could climate change be making us more violent? ray suarez dives into the details of a new study. >> brown: and a powerful drama based on the true story of one man's last day, before being fatally shot on an oakland subway. we sit down with the director of "fruitvale station". >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> supported by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation. committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information at macfound.org >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: president obama has called off next month's planned meeting with russian president putin. that announcement today underscored the damage done by the dispute over edward snowden. for the record, the statement-- posted on the white house web
Al Jazeera America
Aug 29, 2013 8:00am EDT
over sir yes, a report that russia is sending two ships not far from where vessels from where the u.s. fleet are stationed. >> ready to wrap it up, u.s. investigators search a final damascus suburb for weapons the day before heading home. >> anticipation gross over whether the president will pull the trigger on attacking syria. >> drones in yosemite, how exhausted firefighters are using sophisticated technology in their effort to detect new flames in that mammoth fire. >> why fast food may be anything but today. the strike that could seriously delay customers who want fries with that. ♪ theme >> president obama is deciding whether to launch a military strike against syria. he is expected to meet congressional leaders today to layout his proof that syrian president bashar al-assad was behind last week's chemical attack. hundreds of people died and western leaders are demanding a response. the u.n. security council will not approve action and britain's parliament seems to be scaling back its calls for an immediate strike. in a pbs interview, president obama expressed he has no interes
PBS
Aug 13, 2013 6:00am PDT
to increase that trust. >> wakata will also train in the u.s. and germany before traveling to the space station on the russian soyuz spacecraft. >>> the managers of a resort in the u.s. state of florida are checking if their facility is safe after a sinkhole swallowed part of it. the ground caved in beneath a three-story building. three dozen guests got out before it was too late. the sinkhole opened up late sunday night at the summer bay resort in the town of claremont. it's about 15 meters across and three meters deep. the associated press says guests reported windows were shattering. staff evacuated the three-story building, which is all but destroyed. the nearby structure is damaged. the summer bay resort is located about 15 kilometers from walt disney world. it's a popular place to stay for families on vacation. sinkholes occur frequently in florida. they form when groundwater erodes limestone in the bedrock. a florida man disappeared earlier this year when one opened under his home while he was in bed. >>> members of japan's maritime self-defense force have carried out a dangerous
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 9:00am PDT
in such a way and the u.s. government is getting into this as well. servitude is the notion of loss of choice. upstart we like to think you have more choices, you can do what you want as opposed to feeling what you have to do because you have a lot of student debt. >> dave, first of all, leaving google to do a startup. >> not a lot of people have said that to me, by the way. >> i have a question, who is the ideal candidate for something like this and is there an ideal candidate. >> capital on future potential has broad-based potential. people early in their career who tend to want to do something entrepreneurial, but they have a big burden, student debt or credit card debt, they have freedom to take a chance, pursue something they are excited about. instead of taking that boring corporate job they really don't want. that's the prototypical upstart. >> sounds like an idea that makes perfect sense for bay area and people involved in tech but does this apply to all people in other parts of the country or another company not tech. >> it's not silicon solution at all, stanford or cal, mit, cam bri
LINKTV
Aug 15, 2013 2:00pm PDT
>> welcome to the "journal" on dw. >> thanks for joining us. coming up, a powerful car bomb hits southern beirut. at least or teen are dead in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the crisis in egypt. global condemnation as cairo admits more than 500 were killed in the violence. >> politicians remember world war ii. >> it's the biggest attack of its kind in southern beirut in a generation. at least 14 people were killed and more than 100 wounded as a car bomb blew up in a stronghold of the militant group hezbollah. >> the attack comes just weeks after another bombing in the area wounded 50. the violence adding to fears that lebanon is being sucked into the civil war in neighboring syria. >> we talk about that with a correspondent in beirut in a moment, but first, this report on today's attack. >> the blast ripped through a southern suburb of the lebanese capital wreaking havoc. ambulances rushed to the scene to tend to the dozens of casualties and transport them to hospitals. cars were ablaze and people were trapped in nearby burning buildings. authorities said it cou
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
. no decision has been made yet on syria. hagel said the u.s. won't allow politics to detour it from taking action. he said the obama administration would continue working to assemble a coalition. >> every nation has a responsibility to make their own decisions and we respect that of any nation. we are continuing to consult with the british, as we are with all of our allies. >> hagel back in the u.s. today. the team of u.n. chemical inspectors are spending their fourth and final day talking to go doctors in damascus. they are only looking for proof of an attack, not investigating who is responsible. we have three reports for you this morning. we are in london with british reaction, in beirut following the refugees, their flight and we begin with mike at the white house. mike, how much of a setback was the vote of no from the british parliament? >> it was an enormous setback, but the white house is moving forwarded, not veering from this course. here's a president who came to office on the premise of ending wars, the war in iraq and afghanistan. he is largely making good on that, but not get
Al Jazeera America
Aug 24, 2013 2:00pm EDT
for neurotoxic symptoms. 300 and 55 of them we're told have died. syria faces allegations that it used chemical weapons in an attack on wednesday. syrian state television say soldiers have found nerve agents in tunnels used by rebels. the new head of the syrian national coalition called for an urgent look into syria. >> we need to put an end to the killing of the syrian people and forcing the syrians to flee their country. an international investigation is quite pontiac, and to discuss the situation with the seventh chapter of the united nations despite hijacking the council by russia, china, and some other countries. they are not really in support of the syrian cause. >> obama has been meeting with his national security advisers to discuss the options on syria. we have the latest pictures of wednesday's chemical attack. we'll warn you you may find the following images disturbing. [ sobbing ] >> reporter: the two tiny bodies hang limp in his arms. "what will i do now?" cries the father. the man destroyed by grief. picture like these with many men, women, and children indiscriminately killed by
FOX News
Aug 9, 2013 10:00am PDT
and the administration's continued use of the controversial talking point. i am jamie colby. >> and i am greg jarret. >> they are focusing on law makers wasting time and attention on phony scandal instead of the people's work. >> to often over the past two years, washington took its eye off of the ball. they have allowed political postural and phony scandal to distract from our economy and growing middle-class. >> fox news poll find that people do not agree with the president. the interest in the benghazi terrorist attack is anything but phony and not phony to voters, nsa snooping on americans. and the justice department seizing telephone records and irs targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. host of power play on fox news live. chris, you have written your insightful and provocative column today. it is entitled phony? balonnie. reporters are going to ask him about that phrase, right? >> oh, sure. this is where the rubber meets the rod. it is 100 since the president did a full press conference, in the end of april and it has been a hundred days and all of those scandals have grown, in cas
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 8:00pm EDT
states, these folk who rob banks or stuff and this that going on all the time. ain't none of us perfect, but i think our soldiers are doing a good job. media,o you think the the usb then, does a good job of covering our efforts in afghanistan and before that to my iraq? host: i sure do. i sure do.ler: host: go ahead. i am a former korean, vietnam veteran, and to make -- to me, the meeting is you have two efferent sides of the story from different angles. i tend to go to the foreign media to see what they think of us. at the same time, i think the lady talked about looking at what happens after the war. that is a big thing we need to look at closer. again, there is a lot of money put into the war, but when it comes to the end the month there is a lot of money taken away from the war. host: you mean issues like veterans health and veterans issues, the media could do a better job? ptsd has beenir, round for a long time. was a good example of the vet that to help. now the young guys coming back, they need to help and you can see it in their faces. i mean, today the president talking to the
Current
Aug 9, 2013 3:00am PDT
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FOX News
Aug 7, 2013 12:00pm PDT
screeching noise like the emergency alert on your phone. this is first time california had used this amber alert technology. a lot of people didn't know what was going on. so before the next time they do this, some kinks to work out. >> shep: thanks. let's get to the sheriff of san diego county, bill gore is live with us. good to talk to you. it's an awful case. tell me what he think he might be doing? >> we don't know. that is why we are asking for the public's help. we neal need all the eyes and ears we can get to locate this car. locate dimaggio and bring them back alive. we really don't have solid clues right now. >> shep: a long time family friend. accusation that he killed half the family and took the 16-year-old. the only thing i can guess here, you think there is something sexual going on or what is it? >> it's just speculation. >> shep: what is the speculation? >> we're looking at all the afternoons. what is the exactly the relationship between hannah and dimaggio. the mother discovered something and became involved in this and probably led to this. >> shep: discovered something?
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